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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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Mathematics, BS (43-454) (120 hours) [Also available as an accelerated program]

Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Communicate mathematical ideas clearly and coherently.
  • Apply content knowledge to solve complex problems.
  • Construct clear and concise mathematical proofs and other logical arguments.

Mathematics Major, BS (43-454) (4 Year Guide)  


Dual Degree with UMKC School of Computing and Engineering

The UCM Mathematics program has a dual degree arrangement with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Computing and Engineering.  Under this agreement, students may earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from UCM and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from UMKC.  Students in this program will spend three years at UCM, then transfer to UMKC for two years to complete the engineering portion of the program.  Interested students should contact Dr. Lianwen Wang (lwang@ucmo.edu), Mathematics program coordinator.


General Education Requirements: 39 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. Some majors require additional hours due to required coursework. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Free Electives: 29 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

10 Competency 10 course

Accelerated Program Notes:

The Accelerated model for this program is designed for the MS Mathematics - Mathematics Option. 

UCM students who are interested should meet with the Mathematics Program Coordinator no later than fall of the sophomore year.

Accelerated student may be eligible to include the following courses as overlap between the undergraduate and graduate programs.  They would be taken at the Graduate level (5XXX):

ACST 5312 Probability Models ( ACST 4312 )

MATH 5100 Advanced Calculus I ( MATH 4150 )

MATH 5172 Functions of a Complex Variable ( MATH 4171 )

MATH 5400 Combinatorics ( MATH 4400 )

MATH 5450 Introduction to Graph Theory ( MATH 4450 )

MATH 5705 Modern Algebra I ( MATH 4711 )

MATH 5741 Introduction to the Theory of Numbers ( MATH 4741 )